Ligustrum

noun
Li·​gus·​trum | \ -trəm \

Definition of Ligustrum

: a large genus of Old World shrubs (family Oleaceae) having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of white flowers — see privet

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History and Etymology for Ligustrum

New Latin, from Latin, privet, perhaps from Ligus Ligurian

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“Ligustrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ligustrum. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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